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Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.

  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeryby Maria Siemionow

    Springer London 2015; US$ 0.00

    There is a paradigm shift in plastic and reconstructive surgery from the interest of developing new surgical techniques into the application of new technologies via research based studies on stem cells, tissue engineering and new field of reconstructive transplantation such as e.g. face, hand or larynx transplants. This approach is relatively novel... more...

  • Operative Techniques for Severe Liver Injuryby Rao R. Ivatury

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 0.00

    This volume is a complete manual of operative techniques for battling a severe liver injury. It provides an easy pre-operative and intra-operative reference with clear illustrations, line drawings as well as actual intra-operative color pictures, supplemented by online video segments. The early sections of the book deal with the fundamentals of surgical... more...

  • Ethics in Tissue Establishmentsby Jorge Morales Pedraza

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 127.00

    At present, the international community cannot be assured that the quality and, in particular the safety of tissues for transplants, is properly guaranteed in all countries and regions. Shortcomings of international and regional ethical rules and standards in the field of tissue banking, the lack of national ethical rules and standards in force in... more...

  • Representations of Organ Transplantsby Sita Maria Frey

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 39.84

    Among the many spectacular scientific breakthroughs of the last hundred years, developments in biotechnology have perhaps been the most noteworthy. Bill Gates even claimed that if he were a teenager today, he?d be hacking biology. For many people, however, biotechnologies such as organ transplantation entail more than the mere exchange of cells and... more...

  • Marginal Donorsby Takehide Asano; Norihide Fukushima; Takashi Kenmochi; Naoto Matsuno

    Springer 2014; US$ 139.00

    In response to persistent donor organ shortages, organs from marginal donors, such as expanded criteria donors (ECD) and donation after cardiac death (DCD) donors, are now accepted and have been successfully transplanted, reducing the waiting times for transplantation. Especially in Japan, transplantation of DCD kidneys has a relatively long history... more...

  • Transplant Administrationby Lisa Norris

    Wiley 2014; US$ 196.50

    This timely new book, written by a transplant administrator with over sixteen years of experience, along with other expert contributors, covers the specifics of each aspect of transplant administration, providing information that will enable new administrators to quickly master essentials, help more seasoned administrators evaluate and improve their... more...

  • Organ Transplantation in Religious, Ethical, and Social Contextby William R. DeLong

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Enter the world of organ transplantation and develop a new understanding of processes and techniques for working effectively with patients in this increasing medical population. This multidisciplinary overview of organ transplantation contains chapters by major figures in the medical arena, internationally known bioethics writers, and experienced chaplains... more...

  • Cardio-Thoracic, Vascular, Renal and Transplant Surgeryby Brendon J. Coventry

    Springer 2013; US$ 89.99

    Written by internationally acclaimed specialists, Cardio-Thoracic, Vascular, Renal and Transplant Surgery provides pertinent and concise procedure descriptions spanning benign and malignant problems and minimally invasive procedures. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem, creating a book that is both comprehensive... more...

  • Living Donor Advocacyby Jennifer Steel

    Springer 2013; US$ 79.99

    The inadequate supply of organs in the United States and other countries continues to drive the reliance on living donor transplantation. In 2000, representatives of the transplant community convened for a meeting on living donation in an effort to provide guidelines to promote the welfare of living donors. The consensus statement that resulted from... more...

  • The Transplant Imaginaryby Lesley A. Sharp

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    In The Transplant Imaginary , author Lesley Sharp explores the extraordinarily surgically successful realm of organ transplantation, which is plagued worldwide by the scarcity of donated human parts, a quandary that generates ongoing debates over the marketing of organs as patients die waiting for replacements. These widespread anxieties within and... more...